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HISTORY OF PERSIA

CHAPTER LVIII

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GHAZAN KHAN, THE GRKAT IL-&HAN    .            .             .            ,    18$

The Accession of Ghazan, A.H. 694 (1295)— His ^ri5t Syrian
Campaign, A.H. 699 (1299)—- The Raiding of Southern Persia from
Transoxiana — The Defeat of the Mongols in Syria, A,H, 702
(1303) — The Relations of Ghazan with Byzantium and th«
Western Powers — His Reforms — His Building and Endowments
— Uljaitu, A.H. 703-716 (1304-1316)— Ahu Said, A.H, 716 736
(1311-1335)— The Puppet Il-Khans— -The Jalayr .Dynasty, A,H,
736-814(1336-1411)— The Muzaffarids, A.H. 7 13-795 (itj 13- 1 193)
—The Karts of Herat, A.H. 643-791

TAMERLANE

CHAPTER LIX

Transoxiana in the Middle of the Fourteenth Century— The
Fame of Tamerlane— His Birth in A.H, 736 (1335) and his Early
Years— His Submission to Tughluk Timur Khan— -His Karly
Wanderings — Tamerlane or " Timur the Lame"- Tin* Rallying8
of his Relations and Adherents — The Campaigns with Khoja I lias

— The Struggle between Tamerlane and Amir Hu«uyn, A.H, 767
771 (1365-1369)— The Conquest of Jatah and of Khwaraxtn, A.II,
771-782 (1369-1380)— The Surrender of Herat, A,H, 7#a (i-jKo)

— The Siege of Kalat-i-Nadiri and of Turshiz—Tljc t>i«tan Caw
paign, A.H. 785 (1383)— The Campaign in Northern Perm, A.M.
786 (1384) — The Campaign in Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Kara,
A.H. 788-790 (1386-1388)— -Tamerlane and Hatix—Tiit! C*am»
paignswithToktamish, A.H, 790-793 (1388 1391) --The Campaign
m Fars and Irak, A.H. 794-795 (13^* -13^3)— The Siege of Takrit,
A,H. 796 (1393) — The Second Campaign in Russia, A.H. 797 (t 394)

— The Invasion of India, A.H* 8oo~8ot (1398-1399)— The Cam-
paign against the Mamelukes, A.K. 803 (1401)— The Defeat of
Bayazid, A.H, 804 (1402)— The Castilian Embassy to the Court of
Samarcand—The Death of Tamerlane, A.H, 807 (1405) --His
Character and Achievements,

CHAPTER LX

THE TIMURID MONARCHS OP PERSIA     ,            .             ,                 316

Khalil Sultan, A.H, 807-812 (1404-1409)— Shah Rukh, A.H.
807-850 (1404-1447)— Olugh Bcg^ the Astronomer-King— Abu
Said, A.H, 855-872 (i45«->4^7)— The Last Princes of the Timnrid

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—The "White Sheep" Dynasty, A.H. 780-908 (i 378-1 50*)—
The Alliance of Uzun Hasan with Venice—^The Rise of the Shay-
banid Dynasty— Baber— The Literary and Scientific Attainment!
of the Timund Dynasty,